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Program Requirements

Recreation: Exercise Studies: Associate in Science
Minimum Credits for Graduation: 63

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Fall Term 1

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 15
ENGL100, Academic Writing I, 3 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in ENGL 100. A student exempted from ENGL 100 must substitute a 3-credit Liberal Arts Elective. This course should be selected in consultation with the student's advisor.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

FITN208, Weight Control, 1 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

HLTH126, Health and Fitness, 1 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

RECR110, Introduction to Recreation, 3 cr.
RECR 110 is only offered in the Fall semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 


Choose one from the courses listed below:
Minimum credits required: 3
A minimum grade of C is required in BIOL 101 or BIOL 104. Students who have taken both high school biology and chemistry with minimum Regents exam grades of 80% within the past five years can take BIOL 104. The BIOL 101 and BIOL 102 sequence is recommended.

BIOL101, Principles of Biology I Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
BIOL104, General Biology I Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi

FITN Elective
Select a minimum of 1 credit from the courses listed below:
FITN@
Use Schedule Search for electives

SUNY GEN ED MATH Elective
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the courses listed below:
MATH 109, Statistical Literacy, 3 cr.
MATH 122, Technical Mathematics, 3 cr.
MATH 132, College Algebra and Trigonometry, 3 cr.
MATH 135, Precalculus Mathematics, 3 cr.
MATH 181, Discrete Mathematics, 3 cr.
MATH 200, Statistics, 3 cr.
MATH 201, Calculus I, 4 cr.
MATH 202, Calculus II, 4 cr.
MATH 203, Calculus III, 4 cr.
MATH 206, Differential Equations, 4 cr.
Use Schedule Search for electives

Spring Term 1

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 16
BIOL114, Essentials of Nutrition, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL101, Academic Writing II, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

FITN215, Aerobic Conditioning, 1 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

RECR120, Leadership in Recreation, 3 cr.
RECR 120 is only offered in the Spring semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 


Choose one from the courses listed below:
Minimum credits required: 3
PSYC103, Introduction to Psychology Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
SOCI101, Introduction to Sociology Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi


Choose one from the courses listed below:
Minimum credits required: 3
A minimum grade of C is required in BIOL 102. Students who complete BIOL 104 in the first semester must take HLTH 205 to fulfill this requirement. Students who can provide a current First Aid Certification of Responding to Emergencies or higher and an Adult, Child, & Infant CPR certification or higher should complete RECR 210 - Diversity and Inclusion. A waiver form must be submitted and approved.

BIOL102, Principles of Biology II Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
HLTH205, First Aid and Safety Education Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi

Fall Term 2

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 16
BIOL201, Human Anatomy and Physiology I, 4 cr.
BIOL 201 is only offered in the Fall semester. Students must complete both BIOL 101 and BIOL 102 with C or higher grades, or BIOL 104 with a C or higher grade as a pre-requisite for BIOL 201.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

RECR230, Personal Training & Aerobic Leadership, 3 cr.
RECR 230 is only offered in the Fall semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 


Choose one from the courses listed below:
Minimum credits required: 3
ENGL102, Approaches to Literature Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
ENVS105, Environmental Ethics Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi

SUNY GEN ED Restricted Electives
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the courses listed below:
For the two SUNY GEN ED Restricted Electives, students need to choose coursework from two of the following categories: 4-American History, 5-Western Civilizations, 6-Other World Civilizations, 8-The Arts, and 9-Foreign Language.

American History
HSTY201, American History to 1877, 3 cr.
HSTY202, American History Since 1877, 3 cr.
HSTY225, African American History, 3 cr.
HSTY233, Women in U.S. History, 3 cr.
HSTY255, Labor History, 3 cr.
WGST233, Women in U.S. History, 3 cr.

Western Civilization
ART101, History and Appreciation of Art I, 3 cr.
HSTY101, Development of the Western Tradition I, 3 cr.
HSTY102, Development of the Western Tradition II, 3 cr.
HSTY235, Medieval Europe 500-1500, 3 cr.

Other World Civilizations
ANTH202, Cultural Anthropology, 3 cr.
ANTH220, Dev Anthropology in a Globalizing World, 3 cr.
ANTH260, Culture Survey for Study Abroad, 3 cr.
HSTY110, World History to 1500, 3 cr.
HSTY111, World History Since 1500, 3 cr.
HSTY215, History of Latin America, 3 cr.
HSTY245, Topics in Modern Asia, 3 cr.
HSTY252, Native American History: Colonial Policies, 3 cr.
HSTY260, Topics in Modern Latin America, 3 cr.
HUMN232, Introduction to World Religions, 3 cr.
IED260, Culture Survey for Study Abroad, 3 cr.
POSC245, Topics in Modern Asia, 3 cr.
POSC260, Topics in Modern Latin America, 3 cr.
RECR150, Play Across Cultures, 3 cr.
SOCE150, Play Across Cultures, 3 cr.
SOCI220, Dev Anthropology in a Globalizing World, 3 cr.
SOCI225, Globalization & the Contemporary World, 3 cr.

The Arts
ART101, History and Appreciation of Art I, 3 cr.
ART102, History and Appreciation of Art II, 3 cr.
ART109, Graphic Design, 3 cr.
ART110, Design I, 3 cr.
ART111, Photography I, 3 cr.
ART112, Photography II, 3 cr.
ART112, , 3 cr.
ART114, Design II, 3 cr.
ART115, Painting I, 3 cr.
ART120, Drawing I, 3 cr.
ART122, Drawing II, 3 cr.
ART130, Ceramics, 3 cr.
ART180, Typography, 3 cr.
ART200, Illustration, 3 cr.
ART270, Computer Graphics I, 3 cr.
ART271, Computer Graphics II, 3 cr.
ENGL105, Beginning Acting, 3 cr.
ENGL200, Screenwriting, 3 cr.
ENGL255, Writing the Dramatic Television Series, 3 cr.
ENGL258, Creative Nonfiction, 3 cr.
MUSI101, Music Appreciation, 3 cr.
RECR215, Recreation and the Expressive Arts, 3 cr.
SOCE258, Creative Nonfiction, 3 cr.

Foreign Language
ARAB101, Arabic I, 3 cr.
ARAB102, Arabic II, 3 cr.
CHIN101, Mandarin Chinese I, 3 cr.
CHIN102, Mandarin Chinese II, 3 cr.
FREN101, French I, 3 cr.
FREN102, French II, 3 cr.
FREN201, Intermediate French I, 3 cr.
FREN202, Intermediate French II, 3 cr.
GERM101, Beginning German I, 3 cr.
GERM102, Beginning German II, 3 cr.
ITAL101, Italian I, 3 cr.
ITAL102, Italian II, 3 cr.
RUSN101, Russian I, 3 cr.
RUSN102, Russian II, 3 cr.
SPAN101, Beginning Spanish I, 4 cr.
SPAN102, Beginning Spanish II, 3 cr.
SPAN201, Intermediate Spanish I, 3 cr.
SPAN202, Intermediate Spanish II, 3 cr.
Use Schedule Search for electives

SUNY GEN ED Restricted Electives
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the courses listed below:
For the two SUNY GEN ED Restricted Electives, students need to choose coursework from two of the following categories: 4-American History, 5-Western Civilizations, 6-Other World Civilizations, 8-The Arts, and 9-Foreign Language.

American History
HSTY201, American History to 1877, 3 cr.
HSTY202, American History Since 1877, 3 cr.
HSTY225, African American History, 3 cr.
HSTY233, Women in U.S. History, 3 cr.
HSTY255, Labor History, 3 cr.
WGST233, Women in U.S. History, 3 cr.

Western Civilization
ART101, History and Appreciation of Art I, 3 cr.
HSTY101, Development of the Western Tradition I, 3 cr.
HSTY102, Development of the Western Tradition II, 3 cr.
HSTY235, Medieval Europe 500-1500, 3 cr.

Other World Civilizations
ANTH202, Cultural Anthropology, 3 cr.
ANTH220, Dev Anthropology in a Globalizing World, 3 cr.
ANTH260, Culture Survey for Study Abroad, 3 cr.
HSTY110, World History to 1500, 3 cr.
HSTY111, World History Since 1500, 3 cr.
HSTY215, History of Latin America, 3 cr.
HSTY245, Topics in Modern Asia, 3 cr.
HSTY252, Native American History: Colonial Policies, 3 cr.
HSTY260, Topics in Modern Latin America, 3 cr.
HUMN232, Introduction to World Religions, 3 cr.
IED260, Culture Survey for Study Abroad, 3 cr.
POSC245, Topics in Modern Asia, 3 cr.
POSC260, Topics in Modern Latin America, 3 cr.
RECR150, Play Across Cultures, 3 cr.
SOCE150, Play Across Cultures, 3 cr.
SOCI220, Dev Anthropology in a Globalizing World, 3 cr.
SOCI225, Globalization & the Contemporary World, 3 cr.

The Arts
ART101, History and Appreciation of Art I, 3 cr.
ART102, History and Appreciation of Art II, 3 cr.
ART109, Graphic Design, 3 cr.
ART110, Design I, 3 cr.
ART111, Photography I, 3 cr.
ART112, Photography II, 3 cr.
ART112, , 3 cr.
ART114, Design II, 3 cr.
ART115, Painting I, 3 cr.
ART120, Drawing I, 3 cr.
ART122, Drawing II, 3 cr.
ART130, Ceramics, 3 cr.
ART180, Typography, 3 cr.
ART200, Illustration, 3 cr.
ART270, Computer Graphics I, 3 cr.
ART271, Computer Graphics II, 3 cr.
ENGL105, Beginning Acting, 3 cr.
ENGL200, Screenwriting, 3 cr.
ENGL255, Writing the Dramatic Television Series, 3 cr.
ENGL258, Creative Nonfiction, 3 cr.
MUSI101, Music Appreciation, 3 cr.
RECR215, Recreation and the Expressive Arts, 3 cr.
SOCE258, Creative Nonfiction, 3 cr.

Foreign Language
ARAB101, Arabic I, 3 cr.
ARAB102, Arabic II, 3 cr.
CHIN101, Mandarin Chinese I, 3 cr.
CHIN102, Mandarin Chinese II, 3 cr.
FREN101, French I, 3 cr.
FREN102, French II, 3 cr.
FREN201, Intermediate French I, 3 cr.
FREN202, Intermediate French II, 3 cr.
GERM101, Beginning German I, 3 cr.
GERM102, Beginning German II, 3 cr.
ITAL101, Italian I, 3 cr.
ITAL102, Italian II, 3 cr.
RUSN101, Russian I, 3 cr.
RUSN102, Russian II, 3 cr.
SPAN101, Beginning Spanish I, 4 cr.
SPAN102, Beginning Spanish II, 3 cr.
SPAN201, Intermediate Spanish I, 3 cr.
SPAN202, Intermediate Spanish II, 3 cr.
Use Schedule Search for electives

Spring Term 2

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 16
BIOL202, Human Anatomy and Physiology II, 4 cr.
BIOL 202 is only offered in the Spring semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

RECR220, Programming in Recreation and Leisure, 3 cr.
RECR 220 is only offered in the Spring semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

RECR232, Exercise Physiology, 3 cr.
RECR 232 is only offered in the Spring semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

RECR285, Recreation Field Work, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 


Choose one from the courses listed below:
Minimum credits required: 3
ENGL201, Fundamentals of Speech Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
ENGL204, Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi

SUNY General Education & TC3 Liberal Arts courses

Note: The @ symbol represents any course number or discipline. For example, BIOL @ means any course with a Biology course prefix. An @ alone means one course in any course discipline with any course number.